Food Rules: An Eater's Manual

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Food Rules: An Eater's Manual
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AuthorMichael Pollan
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
PublisherPenguin Press
Publication date
December 29, 2009
Media typePaperback
Pages112
ISBN978-0-14-311638-7
Preceded byIn Defense of Food 
Followed byCooked: A Natural History of Transformation 

Food Rules: An Eater's Manual is a 2009 book by Michael Pollan. It offers 64 rules on eating based on his previous book In Defense of Food in three sections: Eat food, mostly plants, not too much. (Apples are food, twinkies are not.) The book attributes the "diseases of affluence", to the so-called "Western Diet" of processed meats and food products, and offers its rules as a remedy to the problem.

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